Do you get the problem of noise vs. sound ?

August 25, 2014

According to Wikipedia, a) Noise is an unwanted sound. b) It is not random c) It makes it difficult to hear the right sound. Entrepreneurs do hear a lot of noise. The noise that is all around us, both positive and negative. The positive noise tells us that how cool it is to be an […]

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Adapting to failures in entrepreneurship

July 15, 2014

Failure is a term that evokes sometimes fear and sometimes awe. Few of the spectacular failures eventually led to success. Michael Faraday could not complete his education in school. The father of electromagnetism had to teach himself. Walt Disney was rejected many times by studios. Albert Einstein did bad in school as well. Failure is […]

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Before you quit your business

June 24, 2014

Quitting a business is hard when one has put in the best years of life working on it. The challenges of keeping business profitable often prompt us to think about quitting it altogether. Here are a few reasons that I believe may cause one to quit a business. a) Passion: If you liked something before […]

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Can one keep driving on empty tank?

May 5, 2014

As an entrepreneur, life is not easy as it seems. Though entrepreneurs escape from corporate life to start on their own, they often find that reality of entrepreneurship is not as rosy as it seems. Entrepreneurs bear the brunt of unpaid bills, unhappy customers, low revenues etc. Cutting down on expenses mean loss of social […]

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Techniques to confront demotivation

April 11, 2014

My blogger friend Jeevan from Daringblogger created his first slide ( which is more of an infographic ) on slideshare . Its about motivation and I feel that it is indeed very helpful. If you like this slide from him, tell him that on his latest blog post :).   7 Techniques To Confront Demotivation! […]

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A roller coaster that does not thrill

January 7, 2014

Failure is not optional. It will happen, no matter what we do. Even if we succeed now , we probably will fail sometimes later. If we fail now , we may fail again and many times. Successes might be more fewer than setbacks. That is the adventure however. The roller coaster ride is always thrilling. […]

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Can we be innovative by un-educating ourselves?

July 30, 2013

It seems that a state in India will have millions unemployed this year. The slowdown has indeed taken its toll on economy in a huge way. People are finding difficult to get work. On the other hand is it easy to get any work done? No. There are so many opportunities which lie untapped. All […]

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Challenging yourself

April 16, 2013

If you play guitar for fun , you would feel that sometimes you just want to throw it away. Initially when you pick up the guitar, all you want to do is learn a few songs that you have been listening to all your life. You probably want to make an impression on people how […]

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20 ways to become a remarkable person in life

June 19, 2012

Being remarkable may be about born about with right set of genes. However most of the people become remarkable not because they were only born with right genes (if), but also because they were humble enough to learn and refused to be cowed down. Looking around, we may see a lot of people who are […]

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What does it take to become truly successful?

May 23, 2012
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Success in entrepreneurship rarely goes from point A to point B in a straight line. In fact it always goes in incredibly meandering ways like a river does when it travels from top of mountain to the seas. Entrepreneurship plans rarely achieve exactly what they set out to do . Why ? because entrepreneurship by […]

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